Kaamil Shah

Kaamil is a writer for TV, film and theatre, passionate about telling stories of the Indian and Pakistani diaspora. A graduate of both the London Film School and Cambridge University, in 2019 he was selected for the UGC Writer’s Campus at the Series Mania festival in Lille, France where he developed his drama DUBAI ON THAMES which is now in development with Three Tables Productions. Kaamil is currently working on a host of TV development commissions including original musical-drama SOUTH HALL STORY with Silverprint Pictures, his comedy drama pilot COUNT ABDULLA with Fudge Park and a radical adaptation of a classic text with Urban Myth Films. In 2020 he was commissioned to write SHAHID’S FIRST SHAVE for the Sparks monologue series for BBC iPlayer (BBC Children’s Productions) and in 2021 he was signed to a First Look TV development deal with Paramount. He was previously part of a writers’ room for CBBC show CLASS DISMISSED and wrote a monologue for BBC Asian Network and the BBC Writersroom called MOHEEZ MEANS BUSINESS. Kaamil wrote and directed his first short film THE COLOUR OF MILK in 2018 which premiered at the BFI Southbank. Additionally, Kaamil’s first stage play ALLAH’S OWN COUNTRY was written on the Soho Theatre Writer’s Lab in 2020, where it was shortlisted for the Tony Craze Award and later went on to win the RAFTA award. It is now in development with Sohaya Visions and Mukul Tigers. He has a host of new ideas in development for stage and screen.

London (Greater London)

Alexandra Cory

Shahid's First Shave - BBC iPlayer 2020

Allah's Own Country - Rich Mix 2022

Count Abdulla - ITV2 Forthcoming

Comedy, Film, Television, Theatre